Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Here's Some Help For You!

Here's Some Help For You!
The Third Bush-Kerry Presidential Debate
October 13, 2004

SCHIEFFER: Let's go to a new question, Mr. President. Two minutes. And let's continue on jobs.

You know, there are all kind of statistics out there, but I want to bring it down to an individual.

Mr. President, what do you say to someone in this country who has lost his job to someone overseas who's being paid a fraction of what that job paid here in the United States?

BUSH: I'd say, Bob, I've got policies to continue to grow our economy and create the jobs of the 21st century. And here's some help for you to go get an education. Here's some help for you to go to a community college. [...]
And Merry Christmas, Too!
College aid formula ends some low-income grants
By Dan Morgan
The Washington Post
Published December 26, 2004

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Education has announced a new formula for calculating eligibility for college financial aid, a move that will eliminate federal Pell Grant scholarships for an estimated 80,000 to 90,000 low-income students. It also will force a modest scaling back of other types of state and federal assistance to broader categories of undergraduates.